Saturday, January 16, 2021

Public Fixed Income

Conning & PRI’s Commitment to ESG Investing for Insurers

Matt Daly, Head of & Corporate and Municipal Teams, and Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) outline the ESG investing issues facing U.S. insurers and...

Pockets of Value Still Exist in Securitized Credit

Securitized sectors also provide useful diversification benefits. KEY INSIGHTS■ The securitized credit sectors offer pockets of relative value, particularly in areas that have not yet...

U.S. Investment-Grade Credit: Actively Managing the Investment Opportunity

-by Thomas Farina, Head of U.S. Investment-Grade Credit & Portfolio Manager, DWS Overview With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting policy response, 2020...

High Yield for Insurance Companies: For Everything There is a Season

Executive Summary  High yield corporate bonds and bank loans are core asset classes within many insurers’ strategic asset allocation frameworks.While insurers’ exposure to high yield...

Opportunities within the Structured Credit Universe

Michael Meyer, CFA, VP, Illiquid & Real Asset Strategist, Mortgage and Structured FinanceGregory Ward, VP, Product Manager, Mortgage and Structured Finance Fixed income sector yields...

Insurance Quarterly: Perspectives, challenges, and opportunities

Got income? The hunt for yield continues In an attempt to spur economic growth in 2020, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s commitment to historically low rates...

Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds: Attractive Again?

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 had numerous impacts on the municipal bond market. From the standpoint of the institutional investor, tax-exempt...